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Comedy Central
Oct 31, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. please welcome lilly ledbetter. (cheers and applause) ms. ledbetter, thank you so much for coming on. what a pleasure to have you on here. >> thank you, it's my pleasure to be here. >> stephen: where are you from originally? >> alabama. >> stephen: how long have you been in new york this week? >> since sunday. >> stephen: okay, perfect time to visit the city. >> absolutely. >> stephen: wonderful. did we bring you here? >> you did, i've been in three hotel this is week. >> stephen: how many? >> three. >> stephen: why did you move? >> well, the first one got evicted and -- evacuated because of the crane -- >> oh, the dangling -- the sword of damocles over midtown. okay. you're welcome. >> stephen: and the second one no hot water or heat. >> okay. and we got you into a third and now you're living in a -- >> a third one. >> stephen: right on the east river, something like that? >> that's right. >> stephen: please come back to new york again when facilities are in the 20th century. >> okay, i'll do that. >> stephen: now you are famous because you were an overnight supervisor at the alabam
MSNBC
Nov 4, 2012 7:00pm PST
sprint. a nchl a marie cox and nia-malika henderson join me. and the little what the lilly ledbetter act can tell you about mitt romney. that's coming up next. d out exay where it is using bing elections. it's a good day for politics. which way do you lean politically? conservative. republican. well, using the bing news selector you can find news from whichever way you lean. (together) social on this side, financial. which party is currently predicted to win a majority in the senate? the republicans? would you make a bet on that? no. are you chicken? customer erin swenson bought so, i'm happy. today. sales go up... i'm happy. it went out today... i'm happy. what if she's not home? (together) she won't be happy. use ups! she can get a text alert, reroute... even reschedule her package. it's ups my choice. are you happy? i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. i'm happy. happy. happy. happy. happy. (together) happy. i love logistics. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! that's coming up next. i'm gonna stand up to her! no you're not. i know. you know ronny folks who save hundreds of dollars switch
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 1:00pm EST
] >> another question comes from the auditorium. the lilly ledbetter case is where you wrote an emotionally charged to send. you read from the bench, is a rare act. can you reflect on that and how it felt to have your request in the dissent answered? it was passed and the first law that president obama signed. >> i should preface my answer by saying when an opinion it is ready to be released, the author of the majority opinion will summarize the decision from the bench. not read every word of the often long opinion. then we will note that it has been filed, period. the dissent's are not ordinarily summarize from the bench unless you feel the court that wrong and it egregiously so, and that is what i thought in the lilly ledbetter case. i think most of you have heard about this case. lilly ledbetter was a manager for the goodyear tire plant in alabama. she was the lone woman in such a position at that plant. when she was engaged in the 1970's, she got the starting salary for people in that position. over the year her pay slipped in relation to her male peers. she did not want to be known as
Current
Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
of equal pay for equal rights the lilly ledbetter thing which mitt romney says he would not have signed. >> exactly. you know, look, i think that the -- when it came down to it, the election was about the economy. and on the part of the voters as to who was better able to lead this economy into real growth and real prosperity and women overwhelmingly actually concluded that the kinds of programs that mitt romney and paul ryan are pitching are wrong for the country. at the same time, the women who did vote for romney and ryan, what i hear a lot from women and this is -- anecdotal but it is that oh, i'm not worried about reproductive rights. that's never going to happen. we're not really ever going to lose that. oh i worry about jobs. >> bill: think about the supreme court. >> right. exactly. we dodged a bullet, hugely. if romney had won this election, we would be look at absolutely the overturning of roe v. wade. one of the nice things that happened since roe v. wade was decided, we now have lots of studies, inter
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 2:30pm EST
stood up and asked him about equal pay for women. he rightfully talked about passing the lilly ledbetter fair pay act. then he abandoned that line of thinking and went on to talk about the economy. that is the moment where mitt romney and the binders full woman came up. [laughter] welcome me about that moment, for example, while the democrats and the president could point to this one act, this one piece of legislation, in truth, there isn't that much more. it is easy to say republicans no one in the political spectrum across the board has really done much -- well, besides you. [laughter] to do something about that. >> let me just say that there is pending legislation. the republicans are blocked and you need that second half to make it easier and more practical to really demand fair pay but just going back to the binders, which is a favorite topic, when i was governor, i got a lot of applicants for women for jobs. a lot of people had the equations that there was a woman governor. so after going outside of his network to find some women, for that much, i gave him credit, even though he wa
MSNBC
Nov 4, 2012 1:00pm PST
beyond just the choice question, there is stuff like the lilly ledbetter act, where you have a candidate who cannot answer the question. again, women voting against their best interest. >> i'm convinced there's a group of women for whom the so-called privileges of patriarchy are still quite seductive. the why of what you need is a strong man who will give you cover. don't worry, i know you don't want to work, rather than a sense of that full citizen equality, which is about the ability to make choices for yourself. >> that's mirrored so precisely in romney's speech. i love this clip, because i think it says it all. let's listen to what he had to say about work flexibility in the second debate. >> i recognize that if you're going to have women in the workforce, sometimes they need to be more flexible. my chief of staff had two children in school and i can't be here until 7:00 or 8:00 at night. so we said fine, let's have a flexible schedule so you can have hours that work for you. >> i recognize if you're going to have women in the workforce, make a concession. >> all parents need flexibi
MSNBC
Nov 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
that carry tremendous vitality. equal pay for women. it's the law. it's enforceable because of the lilly ledbetter act this president passed into law. open service. again, it was this president who established open service. no more, don't ask, don't tell. that's gone. you don't have to hide a part of your life to put all of it on the line for your country. and as commander in chief, he led the actions of the chief finally this mission of the country, since 9/11, so many thousands of innocent americans. and he ended the american war in iraq and is ending it in afghanistan by date certain. oh, yeah, it's been in the headlines. what an exemplary job he's lead in tropical storm sandy. he's done so in a way that's perfectly displayed bipartisan cooperation. he did that. barack obama. as i said the word tonight is if. if this president is re-elected tomorrow, it's because of the bold controversial acts he's taken. he acted where others might have flinched or numbered or said, oh, we don't need government to do those things. what the american people do tomorrow and what they have begun doing si
Current
Nov 5, 2012 6:00am PST
when he came in, the lilly ledbetter, to have that great lady talking at the convention and on the trail the fair pay act to help women fight back against discrimination is just extraordinary. and all of the -- the fact that 32 straight months of job growth that we've had under president obama and yes when you enter with a tsunami as he did people keep saying you can't talk about it. well you can when there's been an avalanche that you've come into. i don't think he could possibly know what hit him until he was there. they complained about him. down to 5%. he just didn't know what there was there. nobody could really know the extent of that, you know. and when obama -- 5.6 million seniors, people with disabilities prescription drugs. 17 million -- 17 million kids with pre-existing conditions will no longer be denied coverage. on the women's health choices are -- for choice and for women's health choices. best made with their doctor without interference from employees and old men. that's something i
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am PST
rosa we would not have lilly ledbetter and the paycheck fairness act. without gwen moore, we would not have the violence against women act being put forth the way it is. gwen there, thank you. jackie spear working so hard with other members of our caucus, loretta sanchez to protect women in the military. [ applause ] we are so very, very proud of the chair of the democratic national committee debbie wasserman schultz who is here. [ applause ] i could go around here and talk about the leadership, certainly susan davis, women in the military, has been her issue for a long time. but in any event, the point is that if america is going to reach its full fulfillment as a nation, we must have the further empower. of women. women in the military, if we want to be at our strongest we must give women every opportunity in the women to hold every job so that they can one day attain the top job. if we want women in business, how could it be that their fortune 500 and fewer ceos -- if we want our economy to flourish and grow, we must lift up women's leadership in our economy. very important. wom
CNN
Nov 5, 2012 6:00am PST
, because he speaks to their issues and their values. the first bill that he signed was the lilly ledbetter equal pay bill. this was very important. i believe the health care legislation, the american affordable care act, was essential. all of these are areas that women care about. certainly their reproductive pre dom and the right to have a relationship with their own doctor where they make their own decisions about their health. these are issues where the president has stood again and again and again on the side of women. so women are doing what intelligent people do. they vote with people who care about their interests. when you contrast that to governor romney, he stands shoulder to shoulder with a person like senator murdoch who makes awful, unacceptable comments about women. he hasn't sided with women on one single issue. when you go and talk to mitt romney, he won't even answer the question about whether he believes in equal pay for women or whether he would sign the lilly ledbetter act. that's why women are siding with the president. they're just voting their values and they're voti
CNN
Nov 7, 2012 9:00am PST
these groups? he got these groups together by offering each group something, whether it was lilly ledbetter act for equal pay, same-sex marriage or executive order that was like a dream act-like. how does he keep this coalition together and eventually govern a broad wide range of groups with bearing interests. i'll begin with you marx rhea. >> i think it goes to what republicans need to understand about what happened last night as well. you know, we're talking about all these cliffs that we are facing as a nation. i think the republican party is standing on the cliff of political oblivion. if they don't really understand what happened last night with latinos, with african-americans, with women, with young people. this is the new face of america. america isn't changing. it's already changed. and i think last night proved that. and in terms of what the president needs to do to continue to hold this coalition together, if you look at all the things he talked about with the disparate groups, the lilly ledbetter, the dream act on immigration and, you know, the young people with the student loans, wh
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
through. lilly ledbetter act. dodd-frank. those are major, major pieces of legislation. if president obama was speaking frankly, he would say, i did a lot and i cannot do everything and i lost my majority and the ability to do anything became difficult. host: the c-span bus is and watch it, d.c., this week. this point the bus is at american university. we'll hear from some students at american. first up is phillip, a student at a.u. caller: thank you for having me. president obama is considered a policy wonk. do you expect him to be more political? or hold onto the senate? will he be more political in a second term? guest: i think president obama is interested in accomplishing big things. there was an interview with a newspaper board. he placed himself in the tradition of the ronald reagan, somebody who is a profound impact on accomplishing big things. he did health care reform. will he be able to do big things in a second term? there is the fiscal cliff issues. there's and thomas reform. -- there is entitlement reform. immigration reform is something he is expected to tackle. if mitt romn
NBC
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
was at the widest it was because actually democrats were talking a lot about things like the lilly ledbetter fair pay act. they were talking about women's health issues which are important to a lot of women, and that's not -- that's not reducing them down just to reproductive rights, but that is an important issue that women are concerned about. during the debates, romney went above and beyond to portray himself as reasonable, as moderate, as someone what you shouldn't be scared of, who is not extreme. there wasn't a lot of talk about lilly ledbetter and the fair pay act and not a lot of talk about things like defunding planned parenthood, personhood amendments which are seen as very extreme so because he made that rhetorical shift to the center, i think women started to feel a bit more comfortable. >> s.e., you say they haven't really addressed women's issues and it's not all about reproductive rights, not the only women's issue but do you think some of the inpolitic remarks coming out of republican senate candidates have hurt the republican cause and potentially mitt romney in. >> absolutely. t
CNN
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
know that without rosa delaro, we would not have lilly ledbetter and the paycheck fairness act. without gwen moore, we would not have the violence against women act put forth the way it is. thank you. jackie spear working so hard with other members of our caucus, loretta sanchez working so hard to protect women in the military. we are so very, very proud of the chair of the democratic national committee. debbie wasserman schultz, who is here. i could go around here and talk about the leadership. certainly, susan davis, women in the military, has been her issue for a long time. but in any event, the point is that if america is going to reach its full fulfillment as a nation, we must have the further empowerment of women. women in the military. if we want to be at our strongest, we must give women every opportunity in the women to hold every job so that they can one day attain the top job. women in business, how could it be there there are fortunate 500 and fewer than 20 ceos at fortune 500? if we want our economy to flour ir and grow, we must lift up women's leadership in our economy. ve
Current
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
president obama has done for the countries. the first bill he signed was the lilly ledbetter restoration act. and 3.1 million more young adults have insurance, and seniors that were in the doughnut hole now have help. we have wall street reform student loan reform you can get some major bang for your buck when it comes to college. he expanded the post gi bill because if you are fighting for your country, you should not have to come home and fight for a job. we all know what hand to osama bin laden. talk about building an economy where everybody has shoot at success, and he saved more than a million jobs in the auto industry. he developed fuel efficiencies that will clean our skies, and save families at the pump and families will save an extra thousand dollars for families to spending on whatever. start by visiting barack obama.com. if this is what this guy can do in four years, imagine what he can do in twice the time. >> wow. >> stephanie: it's fast-talking guy. >> yeah, but i drop cans of soup on your head. of course i do. >> stephanie: we posted that on facebook
Current
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am PDT
the lilly ledbetter equal care act. all of these things are at stake. women's choice. health care. it's ridiculous. i was in colorado a couple of weeks ago, talking to women, and there were young women talking about -- it was so moving to see these young women that are out there working so hard for the president to get them reelected and one of them just got into the colorado school of land and mines, and she was talking about how hard she worked to get in there, and how devastating it would be if she went out with all of our male classmates and get paid just two-thirds of what they would be paid. so this is all at steak. >> stephanie: yeah in addition to all of our other important work, you started in the series that introduced the term va-jj to the world. >> that's true. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: the republicans slogan should be government small enough to fit in your vagina. like you say this is not hyperbole. >> no it isn't. >> stephanie: the transvaginal probes, and the way republican men speak about rape. >> it is almost unbelievable except it is happening
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am PST
message. president obama, his first signature act as president, signed the lilly ledbetter pay equity act. they targeted the women on health care, on reproductive rights. at the end of the day, this was part of the larger coalition. the coalition of the faithful. people that believe that president obama will provide the decisive leadership. but also, a coalition of the hopeful. people who believe that president obama will bring people together, as well. >> and nicolle wallace, we just heard david muir say, no second-guessing among the romney team as of yet. republicans looking at numbers like this, they have to be thinking, what are we going to do in the future? >> women aren't an interest group to be targeted. they're more than half the country. your message has to be -- we're the deciders, if you will. if your message doesn't work with women, you can't win a national election. so, republicans have to do more than fine-tune the message to women. they have to look at the substance they were campaigning on. mitt romney made a bet that it was the economy, the economy, the economy. but it wa
CSPAN
Nov 1, 2012 1:00am EDT
, it should not surprise you. this is the guy who spokesperson said he was against the lilly ledbetter act. ryan voted against the lilly ledbetter act. one thing he did say -- he wanted to repeal the law bill nelson help us pass that says that no longer can insurance companies charge women as they do now, 50% more for the same health insurance. [applause] he did say he wanted to repeal the law. younger women will think i'm making this up -- ask any woman who was had to try to get insurance on her own. he did say he wanted to repeal -- the law that insurance can no longer label pregnancy a pre-existing condition. people think i'm making that up. any of you women when you are pregnant trying to get insurance, you found out that was a pre-existing condition. he did say he wanted to repeal that law. ladies and gentlemen, i ask you, and i mean this sincerely, the most important decision the president makes beyond deciding whether or not to go to war or not is who he or she appoints to the supreme court. the supreme court appointments outlast any presidential term. close your eyes and just imagi
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2012 10:30pm EDT
first bill he signed into law as president was the lilly ledbetter fair pay act to help women get equal pay for equal work. that's why he will always, always fight to make sure that we as women can make our own choices about our bodies and our health care. and we cannot forget that because of health reform, the health reform he passed, the historic health reform that he passed, insurance companies can no longer charge women more than men for the same coverage. also, because of health reform, they won't be able to discriminate against any of us because we have a pre-existing condition. let's say diabetes or asthma. as brandon mentioned, young people can stay on your parents' insurance until you're 26 years old. [applause] and here's one that always gets me. it's a wonder how many people have dealt with this situation. if you get a life-threatening illness and you need expensive treatment, insurance companies can no longer tell you, sorry, you have hit your lifetime limit and we're not paying a penny more. that's now illegal because of health reform. with four more days to go, i know, i k
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am PST
competitive. the first act of president obama's tenure was to sign the lilly ledbetter act. equal pay for women. it's about economic fairness. it's economic justice. women are voting for their paycheck, for their families. that's why this is an important day for women. >> thank you. we'll be checking with you all night long. >> thank you very much. >> so nice to hear it's an important day for women. thanks, ladies. >>> it's not just the white house up for grabs. every house of representatives is up for election today and control of the u.s. senate is at stake. and abc's jon karl is on the other side of our election studio with more on that. hey, jon. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. the story as far as congress goes today, is control of the senate. let's look where things stand. right now, the senate has 53 democrats, 47 republicans. today, at stake is one-third of the senate. 23 of those seats are democratic seats. only ten republicans are up for re-election. that's why this should look like a really good opportunity for republicans. there's a lot of targets of opportunity. i'm
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 8:35pm PST
to the 2009 lilly ledbetter fair pay act and i know, diane, you spoke to governor romney about this. he said while he didn't support it at the time, if he were elected he would not repeal it. but that lack of support, i think, did influence a number of women out there. >> yes, and then ultimately he wouldn't tell me. he would not say whether he, indeed, would have signed it if it came to his desk. i don't believe he ever said he would have signed it if it came to his desk. so, cokie, on this issue of the single ladies out there and other women -- what do you think? >> i'm certainly seeing single ladies being overwhelmingly for president obama as they were four years ago and there's no real falloff there, but i was just looking to see if we had a number on that abortion question to see if that seems to be the indicator. the problem is people tend to say when you ask about, you know, what is the most important issue, they say the economy, of course. but so the issue then is if there's something in the ether of a candidate that makes it uncomfortable. >> 17 women currently serving in the united
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
obama decided to sign the lilly ledbetter fair pay act. [cheers and applause] >> and that is not just a woman's issue. anybody like me who was a kid in a family where both the mother and father worked knows the father with any sense wants his wife to be paid an equal amount for equal amount so they can raise the kids. now this law has been on the books for a couple of years now. and when mitt romney who wants to be the decider in chief was asked, well -- boo! >> he was asked, governor, would you have signed the bill? [laughter] >> folks, going to have a lot harder decisions than this. [cheers and applause] >> you can't just shuffle along. barack obama wants to keep funding planned parenthood and mitt romney doesn't. [cheers and applause] >> barack obama decided that america could not afford to let the automobile industry die, and he saved it and mitt romney opposed what he did. and now he keeps tying so many knots over this automobile deal, he could be hired as the chief contortionist for the circus. but he was against it. and i know something about this, i gue up in this business. an
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2012 9:00am EST
the next and the rest, but we know that without rosa delauro we would not have lilly ledbetter and the paycheck act. [applause] without gwen moore and we would not have the violence against women act and put forth the way it is. thank you. [applause] >> working so hard with other members of our caucus, loretta sanchez, to protect women in the military. [applause] we are so very, very proud of the chair of the democratic national committee, debbie wasserman schultz. [applause] i could go around here and talk about the leadership, certainly susan davis when the military has been her issue for a long time. in any event, the point is that if america's going to reach its full fulfillment as a nation, we must have the further empowerment of women. women in the military, if you want to be at our strongest we must give women every opportunity to hold every job so that they can one day attain the top job. we want women in business, fortune 500 a few of the 20 ceos of fortune 500 companies. if we want our economy to flourish and grow, we must lift up women leadership in our economy. very
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
delauro, we wouldn't vr lilly ledbetter and the pay fairness act. without gwen moore, we would not have the vial ns against women act being put forth. and representative sanchez to protect women in the military. we are so very, very proud of the chair of the democratic national committee, debey wasserman schultz, who is here. [applause] >> i could go around here and talk about the leadership. certainly susan davis, women in the military has been with her for a long time. >> you can see the rest of this at cspanch dorgan we go live to john boehner and the elections in his republican caucus today. >> republicans are humbled by the voters and focusing on their top priority which is jobs. i'm proud of my leadership caucus who are going to serve. and while some of us who are returning to the leadership, we have new members and you will get to hear from them in a moment. our majority is the primary line of defense for the american people against a government that spends too much, borrows too much when left unchecked. i have outlined a framework for how both parties can work together to avert
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2012 1:00am EST
we would not have the lilly ledbetter paycheck fairness act. without gwen moore would not have the violence against women act put forth the way it is. [applause] working so hard with other members of our caucus, to protect women in the military. [applause] we are so very proud of the chair of the democratic national committee, debbie wasserman-schultz. [applause] i could go around here and talk about the leadership. susan davis, women in the military has been per issue for a long time. at any event, the point is that if america is going to reach its fulfillment as a nation we must have the further empowerment of women. women in the military, if you want to be our strongest we must be given every opportunity to women to hold every job so that they can one day attain the top jobs. we want women in business, in the fortune 500, fewer than 20 ceos. if we want our economy to flourish and grow we must live up women's leadership. very important. women in the academic world, in health care, any subject you can name. is more successful, more efficient with the involvement of women. when
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2012 1:00pm EST
delauro we would not have lilly ledbetter and the paycheck fairness act. without gw erving n moore, we will not have the violence against women's act put forward the way it is. there's gwen right there. jackie speier working hard with so many members of our caucus. loretta sanchez to protect women in the military. [applause] we're so very, very proud of the chair of the democratics national committee, debbie wasserman schultz. [applause] i could go around here and talk about the leadership. certainly susan davis, women in the military, has been her issue for a long time. but in any event, the point is that if america is going to reach its full fulfillment as a nation, we must have the further empowerment of women. women in the military. if he want to be our strongest, we must give -- if we want to be our strongest, we must give women a chance to hold every job so they can attain the top job. we want women in business. how could it be there are fortune 500 and further than 20 c.e.o.'s in the fortune 500. if we want our economy to flourish and grow, we must uplift women leadership in our
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